pseudo: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (s'dō), [key]
- not actually but having the appearance of; pretended; false or spurious; sham.
- almost, approaching, or trying to be.
- a combining form meaning “false,” “pretended,” “unreal,” used in the formation of compound words (pseudoclassic; pseudointellectual): in scientific use, denoting close or deceptive resemblance to the following element (pseudobulb; pseudocarp), and used sometimes in chemical names of isomers (pseudoephedrine).
- pseudo (Thesaurus)